New Book Tells a Gripping Tale of Forbidden Love

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Author Amanda Wiparina creates her own myth about werewolves and interweaves it into an intricate web filled with drama, intrigue and paranormal romance.

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Ember lives in a small town in Montana called Ismay, where everybody knows everybody and daily life was routine. Nothing out of the ordinary ever happened in her simple life until a mysterious boy on a black motorcycle rides into town and challenges everything she thought she knew. In this debut novel by Amanda Wiparina, readers can follow Ember as she gets entangled in something so right yet so Forbidden.

Ember’s life revolves around her father, James, her best friend, Leanne and childhood friend, Collin. But she wants more than what life in the small town had to offer. She just didn’t know what until Derek Chase shows up. The new kid has an air of mystery about him that spells danger, yet Ember feels drawn to him from the moment their eyes meet. All it took is that single fleeting moment for her to feel a strange connection with Derek, as if she is looking into his lonely soul. What she doesn’t know is that he holds secrets so dangerous, it could destroy everything she holds dear. Will Ember be able to forgive the secrets of those who were suppose love her the most?

Filled with drama, tension, intrigue and paranormal romance, Forbidden explores a new myth about werewolves and how they were born from an age-old curse. Wiparina has created her own folklore about shapeshifters and interweaves it into this unforgettable tale of forbidden love.

Forbidden will be featured at the 2012 Book Expo America in New York City on June 5-8, 2012.

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About the Author
Amanda Wiparina was raised in a Christian home and home schooled until her freshmen year of high school. This privilege gave her the freedom to fall in love with a diversity of different genres. Wiparina wrote her first book when she was nineteen. Her writing first started as a hobby, a release from her hectic life of work and college. Realizing that her life’s path did not lie in the health field she easily poured all her time and energy into her writing. The author believes that imagination and inspiration lies around every corner.

Forbidden * by Amanda Wiparina
Publication Date: March 22, 2012
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 99 pages; 978-1-4691-8330-5
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 99 pages; 978-1-4691-8331-2

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